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On the 50th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Major League Baseball retired the number 42 for every club in 1997. “When Jackie Robinson broke into baseball it was a milestone,” President Bill Clinton declared in the retirement ceremony at Shea Stadium. “It was a milestone for sports, but also a milestone in (a)…...

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Tony Gwynn’s death sheds a light on tobacco use in baseball. On Tuesday the baseball world was jolted with the news. Tony Gwynn, one of the best hitter’s in the history of the game, had died. A few years back it was announced that Gwynn was battling throat cancer. The cause? Years and years of chewing tobacco. For the past...

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In the midst of the World Series, Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig made a big announcement. After shying away from the subject for years, Selig is open to expanding the Major League playoffs to include more teams, and he believes it could happen as soon as the 2011 season.The first reaction that comes to mind, after watching a postseason...

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The Colorado Rockies lost the series finale to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night 4-1. Matt Cain pitched a beautiful game, keeping Rockies hitters off balance all night long. Troy Tulowitzki was the only Rockie hitter who was able to solve Cain. He launched a solo home run deep to left center field through the fog of the bay.While...

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A Major League Baseball season lasts a long time. Very few fans are able to watch all 162 games that their favorite team plays. With day games and night games, weekend games and weekday games, the thought of watching a team religiously is nearly impossible. Very few find a way to accomplish the task. For this, and a variety of...

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